Guest Post: Brazil: spoiler or leader?

Dr. Maria Fernanda Gebara is a social and political scientist who has been working with climate and forests issues for more than 10 years. She is currently working as a consultant with the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and is a research associate at the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.[*]

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Guest Post: Tackling the Forest Information Problem with Global Forest Watch

Three weeks ago, REDD-Monitor wrote about Global Forest Watch, an online forest monitoring system run by World Resources Institute and more than 40 partners. The tool provides a huge amount of information about the world’s forests, including deforestation, protected areas, biodiversity hotspots, mining, logging, palm oil and wood-fibre plantations.

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Guest Post: Redeeming REDD

Michael Brown has more than 30 years experience in international development. He is the president and founder of Satya Development International, a consulting firm based in Washington DC. He works on REDD and issues of free, prior and informed consent, indigenous peoples and environmental compliance.

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